24 Roy Kirkland

Division: Street Stock
Name: Roy Kirkland
Age: 52
Hometown: Boise
Car#: #24
Years In Racing: 25+ too many to keep count anymore 🙂
Car Owner: myself
Crew Members: Scott Frisbie
Rod Kirkland
Mark Cirelli
Brandi Kirkland
Sponsors: Bill Lacy

Family: Brandi- my wife
Brad- son
Jacob- son
Jordan- son
Job Info: Truck Driver for Matheson Inc.
Racing Accomplishments: Super Stock Championship- 2003 @ Chaparral Speedway
is my most recent. I have won many main events over the years […]

16 TJ “The Torch” Monroe

Division: Late Model
Name: Tj “the Torch” Monroe
Age: 22
Hometown: Star
Car#: 16
Years In Racing: 17
Car Owner: Torch Racing Team
Crew Members: Randy Thomson
Bill Hale
Troy Monroe
Sponsors: R & R Hardwood Inc
Track Utilities Inc
Idaho Candy Company
Taco Time

Family: Danielle Monroe – Wife
Bristol Monroe – Daughter

Job Info: Yanke Machine Shop
Racing Accomplishments: I started racing go-karts at the age of 5, moving into Street Stocks at 14. I […]

67 Chad Bess

Division: Street Stock
Name: Chad Bess
Age: 36
Hometown: Boise,Id
Car#: 67
Years In Racing: 4 yrs
Car Owner: Dean Wilson
Crew Members: Dean Wilson
Scott walker
JR Fuss
Chris johnson
Sponsors: Walker,s suspension and alignment
Catapult 3
Fire Trucks West
JJ racing
Family: Susan (mom)
Kelly (Dad)
Vanessa (sister)
Job Info: shop manager
Racing Accomplishments: 2009 (rookie of the year)
2011 ( track record)
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Meridian Speedway season off to a hot start

by Jon Brown, MERIDIAN, Idaho — There was no cooling off the Treasure Valley’s top drivers on ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway’s opening night Saturday.

Alas, a couple of competitors tried by smacking the water barrels in Turn 3, signaling the start of another action-packed season at the historic paved quarter-mile oval.
Reigning Street Stocks champion Melissa Weaver of Nampa, Idaho, maintained her momentum […]

Reigning ASA Modifieds champ on national show Wednesday

MERIDIAN, Idaho By Jon Brown – Shelby Stroebel dives into defense of his ASA Modifieds championship Saturday at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.

But first race fans can get insight into the Meridian, Idaho driver’s preparations for the season opener and goals during an interview on “This Week in ASA Racing”, a radio show hosted by Kevin Ramsell and available on The […]

Champs return to Meridian Speedway for opening night

MERIDIAN, Idaho – By Jon Brown — The chase for 2012 glory at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway begins Saturday night with many champions returning to defend their crowns.

Meridian, Idaho’s Shelby Stroebel launches another run at the Joe Gibbs Driven Racing Oils ASA Member Track National Championship when the ASA Modifieds rev up for a 50-lap season-opening feature race.
Stroebel won the track championship […]

Test and Tune Launches Another Meridian Speedway Season

THIS WEEKEND, Race Fans Can Get A Free Sneak Peek At Some Of The Machines That Will Speed Around ASA sanctioned Meridian Speedway this year.

Who knows? Maybe some of the winged sprintcars scheduled to compete in the new Canadian-American Western Winged Sprintcar series will pound the pavement Saturday or Sunday for the annual Test and Tune.

The Test and Tune is […]

Hoosier Tire West sends R&D Pro-4 Tire into Production

Hoosier Tire West is getting set to debut the new Project Filter PRO-4 Tire at Meridian Speedway


The increasingly popular  700 Series “ribbed” tire tested well this week in a wider version
The 700 will now be available in a 9″ width. The right side of the car will use the 23.5 x 9.0-13 and the left side will use the 23.0 x […]


03/26/2012 By Kevin Ramsell/ASA PR

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (Monday, March 26, 2012) – ASA President Dennis Huth announced a long-term agreement today with the ASA Pro Trucks Series. The Series formerly known as the Intermountain Pro Trucks joins the ASA Family of sanctioned series.

“This is an incredible opportunity for our series,” Randy Kerr, ASA Pro Trucks Series Promoter said. “Our agreement […]

58 Rus Ward

Division: ASA Modified
Name: Rus Ward
Age: 38
Hometown: Meridian
Car#: 58
Years In Racing: 15
Car Owner: Rus Ward
Crew Members: Chet Ward
Rick Ward
Scott Ward
Robyn Ward
Rodney Houpt
Sponsors: Boise Spring Works
Brent Lamb

Family: Robyn Ward (Wife)
Chet Ward (Father)
Rick Ward (Brother)
Scott Ward (Son)
Jessica Farris (Daughter)
Cheyanne (Grand Daughter)
Job Info: Blacksmith
Racing Accomplishments: 2003 Meridian Speedway Moified Champion

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